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Recent Stories on Sparks
Hannah Duncan '15 is a recipient of the Royce Fellowship this summer to research the evolution of the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM) to investigate relationships between the local leadership of CDGM and the funding provided, and later withheld, by the Office of Economic Opportunity.
Benjamin Flakoll '16 is a Royce Fellow studying horse performance and motivation in the hopes that his findings will allow him to develop and test humane teaching methods that will serve as a new example for horse training.
Krishan Aghi '15 is a Neuroscience Concentrator and 2014 recipient of the Royce Fellowship. His research project titled "The Effects of Optogenetic Inhibition of the PER-POR Pathway on Contextual Memory and Learning." To tell us about his research, Aghi takes a creative writing approach from the pespective of a rat in his lab.